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12 Interesting Facts About Chinenye Nnebe You Didn’t Know

QUICK FACT: Chinenye Nnebe is a popular Nigerian actress, model, television personality, and entrepreneur renowned for acting in proof of life. She is one of the strong pillars of Nollywood and a powerful upcoming actress to watch. She has a tremendous acting skills, film role interpretation, and fantastic beauty that attract fans. She started her acting career as a Nollywood child.

1. She Grew Up In Asaba, Delta State

Chinenye Nnebe was born on 5th April in 1997 in Asaba, Delta State in the South Southern part of Nigeria. She is currently 22 years old. She is the daughter to Nollywood movie producer and constumier, Uche Nancy. She is the last child in the family. She grew up in Asaba, Delta State in the South Southern part of Nigeria, where she completed her primary and secondary school education. Information of her father is unknown, she alongside with her siblings were single handedly raised by their mother. She is a Christian of African ethnicity and black race. Chinenye has a height of 5 feet, 6 inches (1.67m) and weighs 129Ibs (59kg).

2. She Received Certification In Theater Arts

Chinenye acquired higher education in Delta State, Nigeria. After obtaining her elementary education, she received her formal education at St. Augustine College in Asaba, and obtained her West Africa Senior School Certificate. After completing her secondary school education, she decided to focus full time on her acting career.

3. She Is An Actress

In 2000, Chinenye Nnebe was introduced into the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as ‘Nollywood’ by het mother, Uche Nancy, as a child actress. She is very beautiful, gifted, skillful, creative, and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles and can fit in any role given to her by movie directors and producers in Nigeria. She has acted it in more than 200 Nigerian films playing different roles, including romance, royalty, college girls and village girls.

Chinenye has acted in many movies alongside many famous Nollywood icons, including Chike Ike, Walter Anga, Kenneth Okwonko, Yul Edochie, Chacha Eke, Ngozi Ezeonu, Ken Eric’s, Luchy Donald an many more.

4. Her Love Life

Chinenye Nnebe is remoured to have been in a  romantic relationship with Regina  Daniel’s ex-boyfriend, actor Somadina Adinma. According to her, Somadina Adinma is her bestie and like a brother to her.

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Who Is Chinenye Dating Now?

As unbelievable as it may sound, gorgeous Chinenye is said to be currently single as there have been no traces of her dating anyone at the moment. This is not unconnected to the secrecy associated with her personal life. It could be the fact that she has chosen to rather focus on her acting career instead of getting distracted with relationships.

Many may think that the fact that she has no husband and/or she is not dating anyone means she is helpless or is looking for one to help with her financial needs, but Chinenye has a lot going for her as she continues to climb the ladder of success. This is all thanks to her mother who obviously understands the acting industry better than she does.

The Actress Is The Daughter Of Nollywood Director – Nancy Uche

Chinenye Nnebe originally hails from Delta State, where she was born and raised alongside her siblings single-handedly by their mother Nancy Uche. She is a popular and influential Nollywood director and scriptwriter. With this, it’s not surprising seeing how talented Chinenye is; she can be described as a chip of the old block.

Meanwhile, the name of Chinenye’s biological father has remained one of the top internet search topics among Nigerians, as both fans and friends are curious to know who the actress’s father is or whether he is still alive or not. However, this information is far-fetched, but we hope to update you in due time.

Chinenye Nnebe Is Not The Only Actress In Her Family


Chinenye isn’t the only daughter of her mother who showed interest in the acting field. Her elder sister Sonia is also a Nollywood actress. Though a lot still remains in the dar about her, we know she was born on May 25, and possibly started her acting career before her younger sister seeing that she has been around the industry for a while. Interestingly, Chinenye and her sister Sonia have appeared together in a couple of films including:

  • ‘The Healer’
  • ‘The Plumber’
  • ‘Show Me Love’ etc.

Sonia also has individual acting credit in films like:

  • ‘Daughter’s Inlaw’
  • ‘Instagram Hustlers’
  • ‘Poverty And Temptation’
  • ‘Frank’s Wife’
  • ‘Perfect Houseboy’
  • ‘Fake Love’
  • ‘Bishop Girls.’

Besides Chinenye and Sonia, nothing much is known about her two other sisters: Ijeoma, and Chinanu. Nonetheless, it is believed they are doing well for themselves.

Overview of Chinenye’s Career Growth From a Child Actor To Nollywood Sensation

Chinenye Nnebe was born on April 5, 1997, as the last child of the family. Her older siblings are Sonia, Ijeoma, and Chinanu, all from the same parents. The actress grew up in Asaba, Delta State, where she completed her secondary education at St. Augustine College Asaba. It is already popular knowledge that after her secondary education, Chinenye took up acting as a career through the influence of her mother, who has already had a firm position in the film industry.


Since then, her mother has done all she can to groom her into becoming a Nollywood star. Indeed, this has paid off. After her appearance in the movie ‘Dry,’ Chinenye metamorphosed into a superstar and has gained so much recognition starring in quite a number of box office hits. Some of the other popular films she has featured in include:

  • ‘Deep Water’
  • ‘Proof of Life’
  • ‘The Seed’
  • ‘Gallant Babes’
  • ‘Not My Queen’
  • ‘The Model’
  • ‘Hot Kingdom’
  • ‘The Lamb’
  • ‘Best of Enemies’
  • ‘Mother’s Heart’
  • ‘Save the Baby’
  • ‘Living Nightmare’ etc.

Given the pace at which the actress is moving, there is no denying she will become one of the most sought-after movie stars in no time. Her skillset and beauty have won her many fans, and her fan base has continued to grow in leaps and bounds. She currently has over 500 thousand followers on Instagram alone and several thousand on other platforms.

Aside From Acting, She’s Also A Model

Not many know this, but Chinenye is a successful model who has worked with several notable brands. In the course of her modeling career, she has modeled for a clothing brand, Omah’s World, and the popular hair brand, Sonia Hair Extensions. This means that asides from acting and taking care of her child, Chinenye is also growing her career in modeling.

From all her endeavors, Miss Nnebe has been able to amass a net worth estimated at $150 thousand. With her current age which is 23 years old, this figure will undoubtedly increase in the nearest future.